(Last Updated January 2016)

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 1: Have your membership card in your possession when on the range. You will be checked!

2: Alcoholic beverages are not allowed on the range at anytime.

3: You must comply with the Range Officers requests or instructions.

4: Range is limited to club members & accompanied guests except when range has been opened to the public on special occasions.

5: Local guests are only allowed 3 visits before they must join & members are responsible for their guest. Does not apply to guests who live 60 miles away or further.

6: Shooting hours are from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM or sundown whichever comes first, except on Tuesdays when the range is closed at 6:00 PM.

7: The gate must be locked after entering or leaving the range.

8: Attach targets to the center of the cardboard on the target frames. Anywhere else results in damage to the frames from misplaced bullets. Never put targets on the rails or posts. You should bring a staple gun or tape to attach the targets to the cardboard.


10: Do NOT use glass bottles, bowling pins, appliances, golf balls, ETC as targets. If tin cans or other items are used, you must remove all the debris from the range & dispose of it in the appropriate receptacles provided when through.

11: Only rifles & pistols are to be used in the covered shooting area!

12: Shotguns, archery equipment & portable clay pigeon devices are to be used within the trap area only.

13: Club trap machines are to be used only by authorized personnel.

14: Help keep the range clean. Remove your targets & trash when finished & police the area around you.

15: No hunting or shooting at any wildlife from the range.

16: Always wear eye & ear protection when firing or on the firing line.

17: Make sure that it is clear down range before firing.

18: Respect other shooters. Allow access to a shooting station & time to set, check & remove targets.

19: Do not jump over the firing line wall to go down range or go out the north doors & walk around the building! Only use the south door between the rifle/ pistol area to go down range.

20: Keep all firearms pointed down range when at a shooting station & keep all actions open when not firing.

21: Do not touch any firearm during a cease fire regardless.

22: Be alert as to what is going on around you. THINK SAFETY!

23: Follow the 10 rules of gun safety & the NRA safety rules. The following are the 3 most important:

     A: Keep your muzzle pointed in a SAFE direction.

     B: Keep your finger off the trigger until you are ready to shoot.

     C: Always make sure there is no one down range or standing in front of the firing line before you are ready to shoot.

24: The Waitsburg Gun Club is not responsible for firearms left unattended or stored in the gun racks.

25: The range may be CLOSED during inclement weather or for special events. Do not enter when the range is closed.

25: If range is closed for maintenance, you may enter if you are willing to help. Call our range information phone (509) 524-8686 to check the range status before you come out.  If you would like to have a question answered about the range, use phone line 509-524-8688 and leave a message.  Someone will call you back.

26: Violators of the Club Range Rules will be subject to disciplinary action in accordance to the Club's Constitution & Bylaws.

27: NO SHOOTING metal targets on the range from June thru September. There is a HIGH fire danger during these months. ALSO NO SHOOTING exploding targets on the range at any time because of the HIGH fire danger at all times and the damage it does to the target frames.

28: Do not drive down range when the weather has been rainy because the vehicle will make ruts in the field & that will make it hard to mow.

29: NO Fully Automatic Fire - Rate of Fire Not to Exceed One Round Every 3 Seconds.


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